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The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals : and an introduction to comparative anatomy (1834)

Author: Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; McMurtrie, Henry, 1793-1865
Volume: v 3..plates
Subject: Animals; Zoology
Publisher: London : G. Henderson
Language: English
Call number: 39088015064983
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book)

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The plates, except a few portraits, have been bound separately

Added title pages, engraved, with imprint date of 1834. Atlas vols. has engraved title pages only, with imprint date of 1837

Translated by Henry MacMurtrie--Cf. Brit. Mus. cat. New ed

Vol. 1, p. 197-204 repeated in numbering, with an *

Includes biographical sketches and portraits of Cuvier, J.J. Audubon, Linnaeus, G.L. Buffon, P.A. Latreille, William Spence, and William Kirby

Some of the plates hand-colored

Includes bibliographical references ("Catalogue of authors, and abbreviations" : v. 4, p. 455-504) and indexes

Vol. 1. Mammalia. Birds -- v. 2. Reptiles. Fishes -- v. 3. Mollusca. Annelides. Crustacea. Arachnides and Insecta -- v. 4. Insecta. Zoophytes

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SCNHRB has two copies, one incomplete

SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [acc. no.] 290773-290776

SCNHRB c. 1 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine

SCNHRB c. 2 consists of v. 4, text & plates, only

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in black library buckram, title in white on spine

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